Columnists Opinion

Serena Williams is a champion on and off the tennis court

Serena Jameka Williams is more than one of the greatest tennis players in the world. She comes from a black American family that has come to epitomize what it means to consistently struggle and triumph to success in professional sports and in family life. Most importantly, however, is Serena’s demonstrated commitment to freedom, justice and Read More…

Columnists Opinion Religion

PASTOR’S CORNER: It’s time to restore value of fatherhood

I had mixed emotions when newscasts broadcast a Baltimore mother’s attempt to discipline her son during the Freddie Gray protests in April. I was saddened and joyful at the same time; joyful at the mother’s reaction, and saddened at the absence of the father. Where was he when he was needed? Isn’t he supposed to Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Black-on-black violence has many causes

A day after 19-year-old Tavin Price was gunned down at a South L.A. car wash; I got a call from a local television reporter. He was miffed that civil rights leaders demand arrests, prosecutions and long jail sentences when a white cop guns down a young black but are deafeningly mute when young blacks wantonly Read More…